COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
HOSPITALS FOR INDIGENT SICK
31-3505E. Hearing on appeal of initial determination denying an application. The county commissioners shall hold a hearing on the appeal within seventy-five (75) days of receipt of the notice of appeal. The hearing may be continued by the county commissioners for not more than forty-five (45) days from the date of the hearing to allow the applicant to produce additional information, documents, records, testimony or other evidence required in the discretion of the county commissioners or to allow a decision on eligibility of the applicant for benefits to be reached by another agency such as, but not limited to, the social security administration or the department. The hearing may be continued for additional periods by mutual stipulation of the county commissioners and the applicant. The county commissioners shall make a final determination within thirty (30) days of the conclusion of the hearing. The final determination of the county commissioners denying an application shall be mailed to the applicant, or the third party making application on behalf of an applicant, as the case may be and each provider listed on the application, within five (5) days of the date of the final determination.
[31-3505E, added 1996, ch. 410, sec. 13, p. 1365; am. 2010, ch. 273, sec. 13, p. 701.]